Business, government and law

Success starts with ACT's #1 university for graduate outcomes

We know that real careers are built long before you graduate. That’s why our degrees in business, government and law are focussed on the real-world experiences you’ll need to excel.

Gain work experience while you learn with a mix of industry placements, internships and projects in every degree. Explore a range of study areas and enjoy the flexibility to follow your passions by changing, moving or combining degrees in your first year across the business, government and law study options at UC.

This flexible, real world approach is why UC is rated #1 in the ACT for starting salaries and graduate employment.

Why study business, government and law at UC

Flexible degrees

Enjoy the freedom to explore subjects that interest you, match your career objectives or can adapt to industry changes.

Close industry links

With extensive industry contacts in business, government and law you get to meet the right people in the right places.

Work integrated learning

Develop essential skills, gain confidence and put your theory into practice.

Experience counts

Your existing qualifications and work experience can help reduce your overall study time and help you graduate faster.

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Discover a future full of possibilities with UC’s range of real-world business degrees designed to help you develop the skills to forge your own successful career in business both here and abroad. Offering extensive practical learning opportunities, our courses will help you broaden your understanding of business, challenge conventional thinking and develop your own innovative business solutions.

Explore our range of business and commerce degrees and choose a specialisation to match your ambitions and passion. You’ll graduate as an agile, multiskilled business professional.

#1 in ACT for employment and salary in Business and Management

2020 Good Universities Guide

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UC degrees in government offer you the broad foundations to excel across a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors.

Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in international relations, social or economic policy or politics, UC will provide you with a solid grounding in the principles, concepts and issues that shape our world. Navigate key present-day issues such as national security, economic development and political sociology.

Study in Australia’s political centre and graduate with the knowledge, experience and networks to embark on your career with confidence.

Ranked #1 in ACT for graduate employment and starting salaries

2020 Good Universities Guide

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If you’re looking for a globally recognised, highly practical legal qualification from an industry-connected and respected university, then the Canberra Law School is the perfect partner to help you achieve an outstanding real-world career.

With a focus on nurtured learning combined with extensive practical experiences and strong industry networks, UC law courses have been specifically designed to help you graduate with the expertise and confidence to competently pursue a range of exciting careers both inside and outside the legal profession.

In Australia’s Top 5 Unis for employment in Law (Undergraduate)

ComparEd, 2019

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Oliver Turner

It is my belief that my studies at the University of Canberra made me more employable, along with a keenness to work, strong referees, and student society engagement. I couldn’t be more grateful for my choices in that regard.

Olivia Turner
Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Laws

Rosemary Church

I loved my time in Canberra. It's where I got my first job and then my first break in radio and television. UC has a wonderful campus with great teachers and students.

Rosemary Church
Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies | Senior Anchor CNN

Courtney Page

I discovered the real meaning and purpose of law and why it’s so important to understand and respect the 'human' needs of our clients.

Courtney Page
Bachelor of Laws

Peter Tokich

You can learn content anywhere, but getting real, hands-on experience from tutors who actually care about your success is priceless.

Peter Tokich
Bachelor of Applied Economics, Bachelor of Laws

Joshua Mills

Helping me prepare both professionally and mentally for career in law has been life changing.

Joshua Mills
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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